Poverty reduction

"Poverty risk rate reduced in Serbia"

It was adopted by the Serbian government on December 27, 2018.

On this occasion it was pointed out that extreme forms of poverty in Serbia are almost eradicated and the poverty risk rate has been reduced, but that the results in this area, despite visible progress, are far from the desired ones, the government announced.

Doğan chair to attend Davos as sole Turkish member of key sustainability commission

Doğan Holding Chair Begümhan Doğan Faralyalı will attend the World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos, which will take place on Jan. 17-20, as the sole Turkish member in the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, which was launched in 2016 to enable the world to reach the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals. 

Croatia Unveils Raft of Measures to Help Poor

Months before the next parliamentary elections at the end of the year, Croatia's centre-left government on Thursday unveiled a new package of measures aimed at helping the poor.

Economy Minister Ivan Vrdoljak announced that a category of "vulnerable customers" will be created in terms of the energy system who will be protected from having their heating and lights cut off.

Academics Stand Against Poverty opens Romanian chapter

The international organization Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) opened its Romanian chapter on Monday, at the Romanian Diplomatic Institute.

ASAP President Thomas Pogge attends the opening event of the international organization's Romanian chapter
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